They parade over hills and fields, dwarfing the buttercups and out-shining the wild roses, waving their flocks of rainbow-coloured petals, shaming the butterflies and meadowhawks. You always have to take just one more photo. And then another stalk yells out, "But look at me!"
|Colours range from white, through pale creams and lilacs, to wine-purple and royal blue.|
|Magenta and lilac|
|Pale blue to rosa mexicana|
|Baby blanket pink|
Delicious colours! The bees think so, too.
|Feeding on most flowers, the bees' bags of pollen are yellow or orange. I noticed that these bees' bags are deeper colours; dark orange, red or even deep pink.|
|Nom, nom, nom!|
|Dangling skinny legs!|